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Walking holiday in France

Sud-Aveyron: Millau, Gorges des Raspes du Tarn & Valley of the Tarn

From Millau through Tarn River valley you'll walk via the Millau viaduct in a loop of several days back to Millau. Towns and interesting places along the walk:

Millau - Viaduc de Millau - St. Rome-de-Tarn - Castelnau Pégayrols - Viala-du-Tarn - Ayssènes
- Broquiès
- Brousse-le-Château- Millau. A walk through the Raspes du Tarn.

  • 5 to 11 trekking days (and option of extra rest- or walking days).
  • Optional: alternately canoeing and walking stages from Millau towards Albi. Ask us!
  • 4 packages: budget, standard, plus and  superior.
  • Budget and standard packages: B & B+ dinner (except dinner in Millau).
  • Plus and Superior packages : B & B+ all dinners included.
  • Hotels with toilet and shower/bath en suite in room in all packages.
  • Start and end in Millau from March 15th to October 31st.
  • Bags transfers included.
  • Not included: Lunches. Price of lunches (take away picknicks) : 8 - 12 EURO.
  • cancelation plus package availableon this walk.
  • Find all travel information to get in the Grands Causses here.

Rambling on quiet footpaths is a nice way of experiencing the very divers French countryside. All along Tarn River nature will please bird- and plant- and quiet lovers.
Past and under the viaduct of Millau (a beautiful design of a British architect) you will walk into Pays de Roquefort and Tarn valley.


In a very diverse scenery you'll walk on the Larzac Causse to medieval towns such as St. Rome-de-Luzençonand St. Rome-de-Tarn. In Tarn valley you'll walk to a small viallages and climb to Montjaux to enjoy the views on the Cevennes Mountains and a view from above on the Viaduct of Millau. Viala-du-Tarn and Ayssènes
are other medieval places worth visiting in this walk.
In Brousse-le-Châteauand St. Izaire you will visit 9th to 15th century castles.

In the longer trips you will walk all the way to " l'un des plus beau villages de France": Brousse-le-Chateau with its 9th and 13th century castle and to St. Izaire where you will visit a15th century castle.
The hotel-keepers will pamper you with their outstanding cuisine.

Starting day: every day.
Elevation gains: once or twice 200 - 300m a day
Day distances: 11-20 km.
In this hiking tour your

H21a - budget * and **  package: all details   * and **   hotels
H21b - standard **  package: all details   **   hotels
H21c - plus ** and *** package:  all   details   ** and ***   hotels
H21d - superior *** and ** package:  all   details   *** and **   hotels

Pictures of the Tarn Valley area

As with all other tours of La Ligne Verte you'll spend 90% of the walk on (single) tracks. Villages you will pass are small villages with up to 200 inhabitants. Millau is a town with 20000 people, St. Affrique is a small town with 9000 inhabitants. In between the villages, with the necessary stores, you will pass farms but will need to take your lunch with you. The hotels can provide a take away picknick (price € 8,- to € 11,-).
You will walk 3 to 4 kms an hour, except pauzes.

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